Konferenser och symposier

Osaka University – Karolinska Institutet Joint Symposium in Neuroscience

2018-02-0109:00 Wallenberg lecture hall, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, KI CampusCampus Solna

We would like to invite you to the Symposium in Neuroscience - a collaboration between Osaka University and Karolinska Institutet that will take place at Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, KI campus Solna on February 1, 2018.

Karolinska Institutet and Osaka university have collaborated with each other for a number of years and this collaboration has included research activity, student exchange, doctoral student and post doc exchange. A biannual symposium in the field of Immunology and Cancer biology has been held both at KI and at Osaka University since 2014.  The theme of the symposium this year on February 1st 2018 is Neuroscience. The symposium is also part of the Sweden Japan 150-years anniversary.


Speakers from Osaka University

Prof. Yasushi Okamura
Prof. Toshihide Yamashita
Assoc. Prof. Naoki Matsuo
Prof. Hideki Mochizuki

Speakers from Karolinska Institutet

Assoc. Prof. Anna Falk
Prof. Ernest Arenas
Prof. Klas Blomgren
Prof. Marie Arsenian-Henriksson


Download the program here (pdf)


Everyone is welcome to this symposium! The symposium is free of charge but please register online below. There will be a lunch sandwich for participants on a first come, first served basis. Participating graduate students and post doctoral fellows are encouraged to present posters. Those that present posters will be granted a lunch wrap.

Register online here


This symposium is a collaboration between The Osaka University and The Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology


Jonas Sundbäck, PhD
Chairman International committee of the Biomedicine Programmes
Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC)

Contact person: Jonas Sundbäck